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Blacked out government secrecy in the information age

Author: Alasdair Roberts
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Nearly forty years ago the US Congress passed the landmark Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) giving the public the right to government documents. This 2006 book examines the evolution of the move  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alasdair Roberts
ISBN: 9780521858700 0521858704 9780521731546 0521731542
OCLC Number: 901909378
Description: 322 p.
Contents: 1. The glass case; Part I. Context: 2. Secrecy and security; 3. Gulliver; 4. Message discipline; 5. Soft states; Part II. Structure: 6. Opaque networks; 7. The corporate evil; 8. Remote control; Part III. Technology: 9. Liquid paper; Part IV. Conclusion: 10. We like to watch; Notes.
Responsibility: Alasdair Roberts.


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Alasdair Roberts' Blacked Out is a fast-paced, well-informed and engrossing account of the emergence of a worldwide movement to hold governments accountable by requiring them to disclose information Read more...

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